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  • Esther Scroll (XVI.6)




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    Esther Scroll


    Manuscript ID:
    Esther Scroll (XVI.6)

    Place:
    Italy

    Date:
    Second half of the 18th century

    Description:
    Hand-painted border Ink and gouache on parchment, short blank membrane + 6 membranes, 20 text columns, 19 lines per column 205 × 2700 mm (8.1 × 106.3 in.) Turned wooden roller, 400 mm (15.8 in.)

    English Text:

    The scroll opens with a short blank sheet that is trimmed into a decorative form. The spaces between the text columns as well as the upper and lower margins is decorated with hand-painted stylized foliate vine motif that is continuous along the entire length the scroll.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1015374186


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